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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
205
in the U.S.
in 2010

Odin

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How popular is the baby name Odin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 6 0 6
1902 5 0 5
1905 5 0 5
1912 9 0 9
1913 9 0 9
1914 10 0 10
1915 11 0 11
1916 11 0 11
1917 12 0 12
1918 16 0 16
1919 10 0 10
1920 10 0 10
1922 7 0 7
1923 6 0 6
1924 7 0 7
1925 10 0 10
1926 6 0 6
1927 6 0 6
1928 9 0 9
1929 5 0 5
1930 7 0 7
1932 5 0 5
1943 6 0 6
1944 5 0 5
1964 5 0 5
1966 6 0 6
1969 7 0 7
1970 7 0 7
1971 5 0 5
1972 10 0 10
1973 10 0 10
1974 7 0 7
1975 9 0 9
1976 5 0 5
1977 6 0 6
1978 7 0 7
1979 5 0 5
1980 7 0 7
1981 10 0 10
1982 9 0 9
1983 7 0 7
1984 5 0 5
1985 7 0 7
1986 5 0 5
1987 7 0 7
1988 9 0 9
1990 9 0 9
1991 6 0 6
1992 7 0 7
1993 8 0 8
1994 20 0 20
1995 8 0 8
1996 12 0 12
1997 15 0 15
1998 10 0 10
1999 23 0 23
2000 42 0 42
2001 50 0 50
2002 87 0 87
2003 100 0 100
2004 107 0 107
2005 107 0 107
2006 130 0 130
2007 181 0 181
2008 201 0 201
2009 202 0 202
2010 247 0 247
2011 314 0 314
2012 373 0 373
2013 452 0 452
2014 600 0 600
2015 685 0 685

Fun Facts about the name Odin

  • How many people with the first name Odin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,344 babies born with the first name Odin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Odin to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Odin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Odin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Odin is Friday, March 19th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Odin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Odin was in 2015 with a total of 685 babies.
  • Random Odin Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Odin is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Odin: Your name in reverse order is Nido. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dnio. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Odin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 205 people with the last name Odin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Odin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Odin as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Odin U.S.
  White 81.46% 64.26%
  African American 5.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Odin

People with the last name Odin are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Odin" mean? The list below shows the origins of Odin as well as things modernly associated with the name Odin such as celebrities named Odin.

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of Odin

The name "Odin" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Divine creative inspiration". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun O"din
The supreme deity of the Scandinavians; -- the same as Woden, of the German tribes.

Etymology: Icel. �; prob.akin to E. wood, a. See Wednesday

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (Norse mythology) ruler of the Aesir; supreme god of war and poetry and knowledge and wisdom (for which he gave an eye) and husband of Frigg; identified with the Teutonic Wotan

Learned borrowing from Old Norse Óðinn, akin to Old High German Wotan and Old English Wōden. From Proto-Germanic *Wōdanaz, derived from Proto-Germanic *wōþuz (“rage, manic inspiration, furor poeticus”), from Proto-Indo-European *weh₂t- (“to be excited”). Compare Old Norse óðr (“rage”) and Dutch woede (“rage”) and woeden (“to rage”), Latin vātēs.

  1. (Norse mythology and Heathenry) The supreme god of the Germanic and Norse pantheons, the leader of the Æsir, after whom Wednesday is named; the god of war and poetry, the husband of Frigga, the father of Balder, Hod, Hermod, Thor, and Tyr. The Allfather, the One-eyed, the Terrible One, the Father of Battle.

Odin was also found in the following language(s): Norwegian and Portuguese

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What does the name Odin mean?

Ois for ornate, nothing plain here!

Dis for direct, you get to the point

Iis for innovator, always improving

Nis for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

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